Karpathos island is well known from its amazing beaches. Some people say that this tiny island hosts the best beaches in the Aeagean sea, and we totally agree with this opinion.
Karpathos island has more than 50 beaches, and most of them has turquoise water, aquarium-like seabed, and untouched natural enviroment. The beaches of Karpathos are exceptionally varied - you can find here beautiful lagoons with white sand, beaches surrounded by high mountains, emerald waters among wild landscapes.
At the southern part of the island the beaches are shallow, and you feel yourself like that you are in a lagoon. The most famous beach in this area is called Diakoftis, which is well known for its exotic water and fine sand. The southern area is also a great place for surfers, there are the best spots for windsurfing and kitesurfing.
The most photographed and the most romantic beaches on the island are located in the central part of Karpathos. The snorkeling paradise Amoopi with its vivid marine life, the wild Achata beach, the picturesque Kyra Panagia, and the magical Apella beach, which is the selected among the best greek beaches year after year.
Altough most of the best beaches are located in the eastern side of Karpathos, the western side of the island hides some nice surprises. You can find there the wavy Agios Nikolaos beach, and the breathtaking beaches of Lefkos.
The northern beaches of Karpathos are hidden from most of the visitors, because those beaches are harder to reach, only by boat or by jeep. But if you are looking for some adventure, driving on dirt roads across rocky canyons can be great experience!
Are you interested? Come to Karpathos and discover all these magnificient beaches!